Day: June 17, 2017

Cannabis Users are More Successful and Satisfied, Finds New Study

Cannabis consumers are frequently affiliated with lazy, unsuccessful and apathetic labels. But, contrary to the popular stereotype new research suggests they are in fact among the most satisfied and successful among us. The study, conducted by market researchers BDS Analytics, surveyed consumers and abstainers across a wide variety of mental, social and financial factors. These […]

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Some Provinces Moving Ahead on Legal Pot Plans, Ontario’s Strategy Still Hazy

Several provinces are plowing full-steam ahead with plans to ask the public how they should manage the introduction of legal recreational pot in Canada. But Ontario, it seems, isn’t one of them. Or, if there are plans, the province’s “Legalization of Cannabis Secretariat” is not ready to share them yet. Secretariat officials have been holding […]

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Roger Stone Wants President Trump to Legalize Marijuana

Roger Stone, a close confidant of President Donald Trump, is on a mission to convince Trump to legalize marijuana through a new lobbying group. Stone, a longtime Trump ally whose name has come up in the growing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, announced on Friday that he is forming the United States […]

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Organic Weed? Marijuana Growers Go Green

An industry long haunted by negative connotations and a lack of sound research finds new opportunities in sustainability. In the U.S., one square foot of indoor marijuana cultivation uses four times more energy than the same space in a hospital, eight times more energy than a commercial building, and 20 times more energy than a […]

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Senators Introduce Bill to End Federal Medical Marijuana Prohibition

Sessions asked Congress in May to allow the Justice Department to prosecute businesses and individuals in states with medical marijuana laws. Congress took a step toward easing its stance on medical marijuana on Thursday. U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), Corey Booker (D-New Jersey) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) introduced a bill that would end the […]

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Marijuana Legalization: What Happens to Those Currently in Prison?

CANNABIS CULTURE- The majority of clinical research points to cannabis’ numerous health benefits. State-based medical marijuana programs continue to expand, reaching 29 states across the U.S. Recreational cannabis has recently expanded to eight. Given these changes, can those serving a prison sentence for marijuana possession seek legal recourse? Currently, the U.S. government still has no […]

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Future Cannabis Market Still a Hub of Opportunity for New Players

According to two industry analysts, the opportunity to participate in the shaping of the future market is still significant. While some say the federal government is favouring a handful of licensed producers and excluding others from participating in legalization, several industry analysts say the opportunity to participate in the shaping of the future market is […]

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